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Community Based ESOL and Modern Languages

British Sign Language (BSL) Introduction

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 3

Study mode Evening

Duration 10 weeks

Start date Sep 2022

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Course overview

This is a ten-week evening course that gives attendees an introduction to British Sign Language (BSL) and Deaf Awareness. It is aimed at family, friends, health professionals and carers of those with hearing impairments. The course includes additional self-study time on our online platform Moodle with access to resources and videos to consolidate learning.

Course fee: £159

Please note that, if you are eligible, it is possible to use an ITA towards the cost of the course. See the following link for details: https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

What you will learn

Topics covered will include:

  • Fingerspelling
  • Numbers
  • Exchanging information
  • Everyday phrases
  • People
  • Locations and directions
  • Calendar

How the course is assessed

  • Optional SQA assessment at the end of the course: 'British Sign Language: an introduction.

Number of days per week

  • Tuesday afternoons or evenings for 10 weeks:
  • Group A: 5.15- 6.45 pm
  • Group B: 7.15- 8.45 pm
  • The course will start on Tuesday 6 September and finish on Tuesday 22 November 2022 (No class on 11/10 and 18/10).
  • Price: £159.
  • The course can be funded by an ITA if you are eligible for one. See My World of Work for details.

Entry requirements

  • An interest in learning and better understanding BSL

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • BSL Level 1

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Evening 06/09/22 10 Weeks

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